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Sampler (Mexico)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in deflected and withdrawn element work, and needle lace stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Marian Hague. It is credited Bequest of Marian Hague.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 74 x 99 cm (29 1/8 x 39 in.)

It is inscribed

Soy de Maria Micaela de Arrivillaga y Castilla

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico); silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 74 x 99 cm (29 1/8 x 39 in.); Bequest of Marian Hague; 1971-50-160

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